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Source Image: PR205_1_06_12 of Column of Trajan

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Description

Detail of a Dacian's legs.

Monument
Column of Trajan 
Monument Type
Architecture 
Material(s)
Luna Marble (Archaeometric identification)  
Date
circa ad 113 
Keywords
DacianBodyClothing  
Collections
Column of Trajan, Rome  

Location

Current Location
Rome 

Evidence for working practices

1. Toolmarks

Process
Outlining
Tool
Flat Chisel
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
The rear leg of the Dacian has been carefully outlined using a flat chisel to define it against the smooth background.

2. Toolmarks

Process
Smoothing
Tool
Rasp
Description
Rasp marks can be seen all across the trousers and tunic of this Dacian.

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